9th Circ. Keeps Netflix DVD Antitrust MDL Dead

Late last week, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a trial court’s decision to dismiss multidistrict litigation accusing Netflix and Wal-Mart of conspiring to illegally divide the DVD rental and sales market in order to push out competitors, but affirmed the $27.3 million class action… Read More »

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New Blood Thinners Like Xarelto May Not Live up to Marketing

  The drawbacks of early anticoagulants paved the way for a newer class of blood thinners, like Xarelto. However, Xarelto may have safety risks that could outweigh the inconveniences of older blood thinner medication. Blood thinners are a class of drugs that... Read More »

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Nearly 20 Bladder Cancer Victims Join Actos Lawsuit

A group of plaintiffs have recently joined the larger bladder cancer litigation against Takeda Pharmaceuticals over allegations that the type-2 diabetes drug Actos can cause bladder cancer. Several of the new plaintiffs filed wrongful death lawsuits on behalf of their deceased relatives.... Read More »

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Samsung Hit With Class Action Over Faulty Smart TV Remotes

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. was hit with a class action lawsuit, alleging that the remote controls that come with Samsung Smart TVs cause batteries to leak acid. Plaintiff Luis Bravo alleges in the Samsung class action lawsuit filed in a California federal… Read More »

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Conflicting Viagra Melanoma Findings Trouble Physicians

Despite the recent warning about Viagra melanoma, physicians continue to prescribe the erectile dysfunction drug to men who believe they need assistance with their libido. There are a variety of reasons for this, but it is mainly due to the fact that this Viagra... Read More »

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Minn. Man Joins Hip Implant MDL Against Stryker

A Minnesota resident has joined the multidistrict litigation against Stryker Corporation and its subsidiary, Howmedica Osteonics alleging the hip implant maker failed to adequately warn consumers about the risks and side effects of their metal hip replacement device. Plaintiff Jeffrey W. has filed a... Read More »

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Pseudotumor Cerebri – Side Effect For Birth Control Users

Popular birth control pills have allegedly caused serious side effects in many users, such as pseudotumor cerebri or "false brain tumor." These false brain tumor symptoms have been experienced by women who use birth control products such as Yaz, Mirena IUD, Depo-Provera, and others.... Read More »

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Unum Lawsuit Filed by Disabled Doctor

A Unum lawsuit was filed by a Maryland doctor after Unum Life Insurance Company allegedly engaged in a bad faith insurance denial. Although the plaintiff claimed she provided more than enough evidence of her disability, her long-term disability benefits were ultimately denied... Read More »

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Another Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuit Hits Johnson & Johnson

A New Jersey couple have jointly filed a baby powder cancer lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson Inc., alleging the wife developed ovarian cancer after using its brand name baby powder for female hygiene purposes. In October 2014, Karen and Norris B. filed... Read More »

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